Madame Zombra

Please join me, Madame Zombra, in the future for a little astral travel, if you will. We shall look at the planets in their transits as they occur, not as prophecy but as signposts for our journey. In columns ahead, if you have questions, you may use the Comments section to ask them and I will do my best to answer your query.

A thought

Photo of Jupiter, courtesy of NASA Jupiter, everyone’s favorite planet. And remaining in Taurus until October 9, 2024. You’ll also recall, dear readers, that it was in conjunction with Uranus on April 20. If I were you, I’d use this almost-six months of time to really consider what dreams you’ve had but not done much

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Say what?

Hmm. Could the Eye of Sauron have been based on the appearance of a total eclipse of the Sun? J.R.R. Tolkien isn’t here to ask, more’s the pity. Be that as it may, dear readers, I hope you’re not worried about the eclipse on the very day you’re reading this blog. Eclipses occur on a

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The eclipse cliff

“Zeus, the father of theOlympic Gods, turnedmid-day into night, hiding the lightof the dazzling Sun;and sore fear came upon men.“ Archilochus, Greek poet (c680-c640 BC) and mercenary soldier, writing of the total solar eclipse of April 6, 648 BC. You’ll note that ancient eclipse date was quite close to Monday, the 8th of April’s, date

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Unusual advice

Well, perhaps a perfectly preserved vintage Rolls Royce would be a bit over the top … your antediluvian astrologer has always had good taste. But I am going to suggest something I very rarely do. In honor of Jupiter, the benevolent planet, the generous one, the jovial, cordial planet of fellowship and ease, I suggest

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Uranus + Jupiter

Ah, time to study astrology as if it were your cup of tea, dear readers. And with that, let’s choose words and/or phrases which might be particularly applicable for the conjunction of Uranus and Jupiter on April 20, 2024, and the week afterward. Yes, this aspect is just next month – and we’ll of course

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Solar eclipse

If you’re unaware there’s a solar eclipse coming on April 8, 2024, in Aries, with Uranus and a Retrograde Mercury also in the first sign of the traditional zodiac – you obviously haven’t been anywhere news outlets broadcast their latest ‘shtick of the day’ or perhaps you don’t check your phone or laptop every ten

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